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Community Connections Podcast | Episode 2

Successful Youth Transition

Welcome to Disability Network's Community Connections podcast where we promote personal empowerment and positive social change for people with disabilities.

Community Connections Podcast | Episode 2 Transcript

Successful Youth Transition

A conversation with Disability Network Executive Director Jim Moore and Community Resource Specialist Nicole Miller

 

What is Self-Advocacy?

Definition

Self-advocacy is understanding your strengths and needs, identifying your personal goals, knowing your legal rights and responsibilities and communicating these to others. Being a good self-advocate helps you obtain what you need, make your own choices and express disagreement ...

Supporting Successful Youth Transition to Adulthood

Self-Advocacy

by Disability Network Community Resource Specialist Nicole Miller

 

Options Counseling

Nursing Transition  

Loneliness and Social Isolation

What is the Difference Between Loneliness and Social Isolation?

The number of older adults age 65 and older is growing, and many are socially isolated and regularly feel lonely. The coronavirus outbreak brought even more challenges due to health considerations ...

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Epidemic Order Update

New MDHHS Epidemic Order 

On January 13, 2021, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) updated its epidemic order today to allow re-opening of additional activities where Michiganders can remain masked and socially distanced, as this has ...

Press Release | January Peer Support Events

Disability Network Supports Inclusive Community

Peer support is one of the core services at Disability Network. Who better knows the issues that individuals face than another person with a disability. We strive to support engagement and relationship building as peer ...

Press Release | December Peer Support Events

Disability Network Supports Inclusive Community

Peer support is one of the core services at Disability Network. Who better knows the issues that individuals face than another person with a disability. We strive to support engagement and relationship building as peer ...

Celebrating Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, stay safe for the health of your friends and family. 

The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with. Gatherings with family and friends who do not live with ...

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